as an authority on the music of Edward Elgar,
Maestra Diehnelt was invited to be a founding member of the
North America Branch of the Elgar Society.
The Elgar Society in England has
sponsored Maestra Diehnelt’s conducting of Elgar’s works. Her string quartet arrangements of Elgar's
and the Adagio from Symphony No. 1 received
at the Elgar
conference in Chicago, 2016.